The Colbert Report
The Word - Channel Serfing
Season 10 • 12/10/2013
Columnist Virginia Postrel argues that television has raised the standard of living for Americans.
The Colbert ReportS10 David Keith
"A Case For Climate Engineering" author David Keith explains his proposal to use geoengineering as a means of slowing climate change.
The Colbert ReportS10 Remembering Nelson Mandela
Stephen pays tribute to the man who ended apartheid, and Rick Santorum makes a dubious comparison.
The Colbert ReportS10 Stephen's Grammy Nomination
Stephen announces his Grammy nomination for "America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't."
The Colbert ReportS10 The Case Against Charity - Homeless for the Holidays
Inspired by John Stossel's investigation on the homeless, Stephen goes undercover as a man who is convincingly poor.
The Colbert ReportS10 Alex Blumberg
NPR's Alex Blumberg talks about the experience of following a T-shirt throughout the production process, from Mississippi to Indonesia to Bangladesh.
The Colbert ReportS10 Intro - 12/10/13
America's middle class struggles, Christmas has a new enemy, and guest Alex Blumberg is curious about T-shirt production.
The Colbert ReportS10 Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude - Early Christmas in Venezuela
Venezuela's president conducts a reign of festive terror by declaring an early beginning to the Christmas season.
The Colbert ReportS10 Sign Off - Farewell to Frank Lesser
Stephen thanks writer Frank Lesser and wishes him luck at his new job.
The Colbert ReportS10 Walmart's Job Acceptance Rate
Walmart receives 23,000 job applications for 600 jobs, making the retail giant America's most selective institution.
The Colbert ReportS10 The Word - Channel Serfing
As the middle class declines, Bloomberg columnist Virginia Postrel suggests that television eliminates the need for higher wages.
The Colbert ReportS10 Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude - Festivus Pole in the Florida Capitol
An atheist contributes to the holiday display in the Florida Capitol building by adding a six-foot Festivus pole made of beer cans.
The Colbert ReportS10 Sign Off - Goodnight
Stephen raises his coffee mug and says goodnight.
The Colbert ReportS10 Elizabeth Gilbert
Elizabeth Gilbert talks about "The Signature of All Things," her sweeping novel about a woman botanist in the 19th century.
The Colbert ReportS10 Mike Huckabee's "12 Days of Obamacare"
Mike Huckabee demonstrates his gift for musical parody with a jolly anti-Obamacare song.
The Colbert ReportS10 Sign Language Scandal at Mandela's Memorial
The Deaf Federation of South Africa charges that the sign language interpreter at Mandela's memorial was a fake.
The Colbert ReportS10 Obama's Handshake Controversy
Critics are outraged when Obama briefly shakes hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
The Colbert ReportS10 Cheating Death - Sleep Health & Cosmetic Surgery
A government report warns of Ambien's dangerous side effects, and a New York City woman adorns her eyeball with platinum jewelry.
The Colbert ReportS10 Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Congress reaches an agreement on the budget, but misses an opportunity for a more fiscally-conservative plan.
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